Five questions to ask when choosing software for your salon or spa

4 Nov 2011 by Kitomba

1. Does it meet your needs?

Start by making a list of everything you want the software to do in your salon, e.g. appointment book, client cards, client history, staff timetables, automatic everyday reminder messages, campaign marketing, stock management, reports, security and more. Arrange the list in order of priority, with the most important at the top. Now you have a checklist you can use to make sure the software meets your needs. Continue reading…

Facetime: Using Facebook pages in your salon & spa business

3 Nov 2011 by Kitomba

Facebook is now well and truly integrated in our personal lives. If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest country in the world after China and India, with more than 600 million active users.  It’s how we stay in contact with old and new friends, share news, invites, photos, videos, jokes and scandal. And more recently, it’s become the way many of us stay ‘in the know’ with our favourite brands and products. But the real beauty of Facebook is the voice it gives to small, local businesses, such as salons and spas. Never before have we had such a direct way to ‘talk’ with our clients and community on a daily basis.

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